After a wet start, mainly a dry day with freshening SE wind.
This is Craig's excellent picture of yesterday's Siberian Chiffchaff on Heysham Nature Reserve.
|The bird was also confirmed by its distinctive call.|
No sign of it today, a male Reed Bunting was the top bird!
Middleton Nature Reserve
Mute - the aggressive male has returned to the "no swimming" pond. No sign of the other adult and cygnet. The female with 3 cygnets are still on the main pond.
Little Grebe 1
Water Rail 2
Cetti's warbler 3 singing (No swimming pond, plus central and western marshes)
Chiffchaff 1 seen with Long-tailed Tit flock
Grey Wagtail 1 south
Redwing at least 14 grounded
1 Migrant Hawker seen In a brief period of weak sunshine
Ocean Edge area - report and pictures from David Talbot
Flushed from saltmarsh by the rising tide
Common Snipe 1
Jack Snipe - flushed very late